Sound in a sometimes silent world
My sister – call her Lila – told me about a time where she had a peer review session at her university. Lila’s group had worked extremely hard for their assignment, and were anxious, but rather expectant to hear what their peers had to say about their work. They honestly believed that it could further …
Through this past year, hardship has been one of the themes that’s been on my mind. I’ve been through some myself, but it’s something that I’ve examined as an idea rather. Sure there have been seasons, where it seemed like everything was just right. There have been seasons where I was in control of all the important aspects of my life. However, every now …
I sat down to write, according to my writing schedule, so that I’ll make the cut for the next week of publication; every two weeks, as promised. It’s always a slight stress-factor, as I approach the deadline. I take it quite seriously, as I have the opportunity to bring encouragement or comfort to someone’s life. …
Optimism is a combination of faith and hope that does not guarantee a trouble-free existence but nonetheless always expects a good outcome. It enables us to be filled with good things, increases our trust, makes us more attractive to others and empowers us for life.
"But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere."